Rules for elections monitors are finalized as Burma’s highly anticipated general elections near, after revising the regulations to address criticisms by civil society.
Three journalists who witnessed a violent crackdown on protesters in Rangoon say an inquiry into the incident has failed to accurately document their testimonies.
The military resumes using fighter jets against Kokang rebels in northeast Burma, one week after a bomb strayed into Chinese territory, killing five Chinese nationals.
Local and foreign architects took to the Rangoon River on Thursday to survey the downtown skyline and share ideas for preserving Rangoon’s heritage.
Burma’s military will maintain its role in politics to support a transition to democracy but will eventually submit to civilian rule, President Thein Sein says.
Anxious parents still loiter outside Pegu’s Tharyarwaddy Prison hoping for a glimpse of their children, who have been locked inside for more than a week.
Solar Impulse 2, an aircraft powered entirely by solar energy, made a successful landing at Mandalay Airport shortly before 8pm on Thursday evening.
A coastal US town home to nearly 2,000 ethnic Karen refugees is shocked by the killing of three young boys from Burma.
Rangoon’s government bans alcohol sales after 10pm while students sit matriculation exams, and says it will re-enforce restrictions that prohibit those sales year-round after 11pm.
Five people involved in a false rape claim which sparked a deadly, three-day riot last year will be behind bars until 2036.
Organizers of the white armband campaign said plainclothes security forces from the Ministry of Home Affairs have been recording and interrogating the campaign’s participants.
Palaung rebels claim to have seized a heroin and methamphetamine haul worth over US$3.5 million while inspecting a mining truck in northern Shan State.
Clashes continue in eastern Burma’s troubled Kokang region, leaving 16 dead and dozens injured as ethnic rebels try to reclaim ground from the Burma Army.
UN rights investigator Yanghee Lee expects government to guarantee her security, despite failing to censure a radical Buddhist monk who incited his followers against her.
Ethnic armed groups share their concerns with the Burma Army over intense ongoing fighting in northern Shan State between Kokang rebels and the government.
After wrapping up its inquiry into the National Education Law in Naypyidaw, the Upper House Draft Law Committee will publish its findings on Friday.
A court sentences two journalists to two months in prison on defamation charges after they published a story that was critical of a military lawmaker.
After more than 60 people died in a ferry accident over the weekend, all state-owned vessels across Burma will be inspected by the government.
An omnibus bill aimed at overhauling government-run media services has been withdrawn from the Union Parliament at the request of the Ministry of Information.
Late-night police intrusions have declined dramatically since Burma’s army ceded some power in 2011, but the law that facilitates them is still on the books.